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Entry
EC 2.7.1.27                 Enzyme                                 

Name
erythritol kinase (D-erythritol 4-phosphate-forming);
erythritol kinase (phosphorylating) (ambiguous)
Class
Transferases;
Transferring phosphorus-containing groups;
Phosphotransferases with an alcohol group as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
ATP:erythritol 4-phosphotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
ATP + erythritol = ADP + D-erythritol 4-phosphate [RN:R02430]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
ATP [CPD:C00002];
erythritol [CPD:C00503]
Product
ADP [CPD:C00008];
D-erythritol 4-phosphate [CPD:C03494]
Comment
The enzyme has been characterized from the bacterium Propionibacterium acidipropionici (previously known as Propionibacterium pentosaceum). cf. EC 2.7.1.215, erythritol kinase (L-erythritol 4-phosphate-forming).
History
EC 2.7.1.27 created 1961, modified 2016
Reference
1
  Authors
Shetter, J.K.
  Title
Formation of D-erythritol 4-phosphate by Propionibacterium pentosaceum.
  Journal
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78 (1956) 3722-3723.
Reference
2  [PMID:13908588]
  Authors
HOLTEN D, FROMM HJ.
  Title
Purification and properties of erythritol kinase from Propionibacterium pentosaceum.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 2581-4.
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CAS: 
9030-64-2

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